The Lion King to finish record-breaking run this weekend

The Lion King Production Credit: PA

Disney’s The Lion King will complete its record-breaking run at The Bristol Hippodrome on Saturday, having generated over £6 million for the local economy.

The award-winning musical, which began on Friday 31 August, will close at the theatre on Saturday 17 November having played to over 165,000 people at 88 performances.

Watch one of our reports of the cast preparing for their first Bristol performance:

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The Lion King

One of the world's biggest ever musicals, The Lion King, brings more than £6m to Bristol's economy.